Category Archives: Furniture

Where Empires Are Born



KUBE architecture recently assisted with the realization of the Tiny Empire Co-Working Experience in the trendy East City precinct of Cape Town. Located at street level in Wolroy House, a Cape Victorian style building, the space will be co-inhabited by Tiny Empire, Mother City Hardware and Deluxe Coffee Works adding to the precinct’s reputation as the Cape Town Coffee hub. Continue reading

Animals: Ibride Design’s latest Furniture collection


We recently came across the Ibride Design Team furniture collection and felt it definitely needed sharing.

In 1996, Carine Jannin created her own brand specializing in furniture design. The collection re-imagines animals as furniture pieces. Continue reading

Furniture: Pedersen + Lennard on Protecting your Brand


The Field Office, 37 Barrack Street, 021 461 4599

Pedersen + Lennard have been getting a lot of attention lately so I went to see what the hype is about. The guys met me at their coffee shop called the Field Office in the East City precinct. Continue reading

New Kartell Flagship Store in Cape Town


What would a World Design Capital be without its own mono-branded Kartell store?

Kartell, Italian furniture manufacturer, famous for their unique plastic creations opened their first mono-branded store in Cape Town this week. The store which covers 146m2 spread over two levels on the corner of Hudson and Strand streets in the De Waterkant area will showcase designs by Ron Arad, Philippe Starck, Patrick Jouin and other famous designers. Continue reading